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Azure Bot Service Plugin 1.8.0 Released

Microsoft Azure Bot Service (ABS) Plugin 1.8.0 to the UniMRCP Server (UMS) has been released.

The plugin is based on the following components:

  • Azure Speech SDK 1.22.0

The plugin supports the following APIs:

  • LUIS
  • Bot Service via Direct Line Speech
  • Bot Service via Speech-to-Text and Direct Line

The plugin is available for the following UMS versions:

  • 1.7.0
  • 1.8.0

The binaries are currently available for the following Linux distributions:

  • Red Hat / CentOS 8
    • unimrcp-azure-bot-1.7.8-1.el8.x86_64.rpm
    • unimrcp-azure-bot-1.8.4-1.el8.x86_64.rpm
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    • unimrcp-azure-bot_1.7.8-focal_amd64.deb
    • unimrcp-azure-bot_1.8.4-focal_amd64.deb
  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
    • unimrcp-azure-bot_1.7.8-jammy_amd64.deb
    • unimrcp-azure-bot_1.8.4-jammy_amd64.deb

This release adds a new feature and improves the behavior of the 'stt-dsc' API.

The detailed list of changes introduced in this release follows.
New Features
  • Added support for phrase list to improve recognition accuracy.
Fixed Problems
  • Process only the first alternative having the confidence score higher than the specified threshold.
  • By default, use the value of the 'ITN' field instead of the 'Lexical' field to submit a speech transcription result to the bot.
Configuration Parameters
  • None.
  • None.

Visit the Azure Bot Service plugin page for more information.

Thank you for using UniMRCP.

Arsen Chaloyan
Author of UniMRCP

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